WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell made the following statement today on the military strikes by the U.S. and coalition allies against ISIL within Syria:
TEXT OF A LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT TO THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
September 23, 2014
Dear Mr. Speaker: (Dear Mr. President:)
As I have repeatedly reported to the Congress, U.S. Armed Forces continue to conduct operations in a variety of locations against al-Qa'ida and associated forces. In furtherance of these U.S. counterterrorism efforts, on September 22, 2014, at my direction, U.S. military forces began a series of strikes in Syria against elements of al-Qa'ida known as the Khorasan Group. These strikes are necessary to defend the United States and our partners and allies against the threat posed by these elements.
September 23, 2014, is National Voter Registration Day, and Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is reminding all Kentuckians to take the necessary steps to ensure their voices are heard in the November 4, 2014, General Election.
McConnell Urges Review of Medicare Coverage for CT Scans for Individuals at High-Risk for Developing Lung Cancer
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell has contacted the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services urging her to give a timely and fair review to determine whether low-dose computerized tomography (CT) scans should be covered by Medicare for patients at high-risk for developing lung cancer.
Zacchaeus Financial Counseling, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is pleased to announce the success of its free financial clinic. Since June of this year, four financial clinics have been held in Stanford, Kentucky, Southwest Virginia, and Danville, Virginia. Additional clinic sites are continually being developed. The free financial clinic provides a unique opportunity for individuals of any income or financial status to ask questions without any strings attached. Through the clinic the public can see how a financial professional would address a particular situation.
(GREENBELT, MD) –A Maryland State Trooper is recovering from injuries sustained after he was struck early this morning while searching a vehicle, on the shoulder of the road, in Prince George’s County, Maryland
FRANKFORT, Ky. – Governor Steve Beshear has asked President Obama to issue a major disaster declaration and provide emergency assistance to eastern Kentucky communities recovering from recent flooding.
(Cranks, Ky.) –. On September 21, 2014 at approximately 8:00 p.m. Kentucky State Police, Post 10 Harlan received a call from the Harlan County Hospital that a 19 year old female had been raped in Harlan County.
Laurel County, Ky. - Sheriff John Root is reporting that Laurel Sheriff’s Lieut. Chuck Johnson charged a Jackson County man with murder on Monday morning September 22, 2014 at 9:30 AM.
Manchester, Ky. - The Church of God in Christ Mission, located at 305 Bridge Street, will host a three-day revival, beginning Wednesday, September 24, through Friday, September 26.